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KCSMMHZ
Nov 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
26 years. myanmar's leaders will use it to refurbish a thermal power plant in yangon. japan's government will extend the loans in february next year at the earliest. myanmar's to foreign investors. >>> letting out a small sigh of relief. trade agreement. joins us from the business desk. what's the story here? >> as you know, political tensions have tied up in parts of east asia. and that has affected business activity and trade but now japan, china, and south korea will have free lateral trade talks on tuesday as they put aside recent diplomatic tensions. will meet on the sidelines of the east asia summit in cambodia. the delegates are the trade minister, china's commerce minister, and south korea's chief trade negotiator. administrators have agreed in may during talks in beijing to begin negotiations by year end. but it took them awhile to deliver on their promise due to territorial disputes. japanese leaders are aiming to build on the fda to improve its ties with china and south korea. also on tuesday in cambodia, the t ten-member association and regional partners including
KCSMMHZ
Nov 20, 2012 2:30pm PST
middle east analysts. thank you for joining us. we hear that it is quite hectic in the background. over 100 people dead, 1000 injured. if anyone has gained from this conflict, who? >> its a justified question. the clear winner of this battle is the islamist movement hamas. they have been up rooted critically. in the eyes of the west they are a terrorist organization but this is not the view shared by as long as the leaders. they are a close ally of the egyptians and all the islamic countries in the neighborhood where fundamentalist governments have come into power. we have seen an upgrading of hamas and the egyptian position. the clear loser is really the israeli government because netanyahu has not gotten anything. he meant for this war to be a test for a strike against iran later next year. if that is truly the case, it is really a disaster politically speaking for the israeli leadership. they have not really gained anything and support for israel is dwindling, even in germany. >> what has this revealed about the capabilities of the palestinians and their political unity? >> unity is
PBS
Nov 19, 2012 6:30pm PST
. joining us here in the studio, are middle eastern experts. michael, a lot of diplomatic efforts. how were they going? >> the israelis are very much aware of the difficulties, should there really invade the gaza strip. they will face a very strong opposition. public favors lot in their side should really be an onslaught. both of the israelis and hamas leadership wanted solution to the crisis that makes them appear as the winner of this bargain. i think we will see more difficult days ahead but i do not see any likelihood for the time being that they will really decide to invade gaza one more time. >> a lot has changed in the middle east over the last few days. how has the arabs bring influence the palestinian- israeli situation and? >> we have the muslim brotherhood in power now in cairo. it is a democratically involved government so it is very difficult for anyone to say they do not want to do business with these people. it does not make sense to continue negotiating discussions with the egyptian government and not talk to hamas which is really a branch from the same tree. hamas is t
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 7:00am EST
conflict in the middle east. here are the numbers. you can also find us online. you can tweet us @cspanwj. facebook.ee spoc here is the have one of the washington post. secretary clinton will travel to the middle east as israel always risky choices on and gaza. clinton will travel to the middle east today to discuss ongoing violence in gaza according to white house officials she will talk with leaders in jerusalem, ramallah and cairo. issues leading the east asia summit that president obama is an app. the death toll in the gaza strip surpassed 100 on monday. with evidence that an egyptian a truce is in the side. ben rose, the deputy national security adviser for strategic administration at the white house says clinton and obama have been talking about this threat to the trip. -- throughout the trip. they discussed the way forward. they concluded the best way to the dance discussions with leaders is for secretary clinton to take this trip beginning with our close partner, israel. and clinton's middle east talks do not include hamas leaders. they say the secretary will not meet wit
KCSMMHZ
Nov 20, 2012 9:30am PST
. good to have you with us. here is what we have today. czech republic. why the church is waiting for compensation. france, how a famous culinary delight has caused a big controversy. and poland, why you should never drink and drive very or even cycle. >> when the iron curtain fell, the countries of eastern europe had to redefine the relationship between church and state. under communist rule, there was little tolerance for organized religion in church property and land was expropriated wholesale. today, the czech republic was one of the last former soviet satellites where the church has still not received compensation. >> the father believes in god's grace period during his daily prayers, he also praised for the church in the czech republic. as a good christian, he knows one should never abandon hope for a miracle, but as a priest in the czech republic, he has. >> i believe in miracles. our father in heaven can do anything. when i look at the situation in the czech republic and the government, i don't see much of a chance. there is no miracle in sight. >> and merkel is needed soon in
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